Rab, Krk, Lošinj and Cres are some of the largest of the northern Croatia islands, and they are great places to go walking and hiking. On all of these Croatian Islands you will a large variety of walking options from, beautiful coastal walks discovering hidden coves, through various woods to mountains that are a couple of hundred metres high and along ridges. There are also many archaeological sites, various ruins, and chapels to discover. There are numerous trails and paths that are ideal for walkers of all abilities.
Rab Island is considered as the second greenest Croatian Island and the highest point is Kamenjak Mountain at 408m high. SMAND map number 20a covers the walking and hiking trails on Rab Island that is available to buy from our shop.
Krk Island is Croatia’s largest island, connected to the mainland by a toll bridge, and the highest point is Obzova Mountain at 569m.
Lošinj Island has many secluded beaches and tranquil fishing villages and has been described at Croatia’s best kept secret holiday location. Its highest point is Osoršćica at 589m high. SMAND map number 21 covers the walking and hiking trails on Lošinj Island that is available to buy from our shop.
Cres Island is mainly covered with dense forests and has a rocky coastline, with hidden coves and hilltop towns. There over 300km of marked walking, hiking and biking trails all over Cres that take you isolated hamlets, peaks, caves and beaches.
In the centre of the island is a large fresh water lake, called Lake Vrana that is one of the deepest in Eastern Europe. In the north of Cres is the Porozina region that includes Tramuntana and the Beli Eko Centre where there are 7 eco-trails and is a griffon vulture protection centre.
The highest peak on Cres is Gorice Mountain at 648m high. Other significant peaks on Cres are Sis Mountain (639m) and Helm Mountain (487m). SMAND map number 21a covers the walking and hiking trails on Cres Island that is available to buy from our shop.
There are various walking and hiking maps available for these Croatian Islands that can be bought from our shop.
The Islands of Croatia walking guidebook describes 30 day walks on 14 different Croatian islands including Rab, Cres, Krk, and Lošinj. The walks described in this guidebook range from short coastal walks to all day hikes over rocky ridges and summits. Buy this guidebook from our shop.